BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset Regional Animal Shelter is taking part in the National Clear the Shelters Event Saturday from noon to 4 p.m.

According to a release, all the animals that are over 6 months will have their adoption fees waived for qualified adopters. Kittens that are under 6 months old will be $50.

"We are thrilled to participate in this event," shelter manager Brian Bradshaw said in the release.

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Bradshaw said that, last year, about 30 animals were adopted from this event alone.

Currently, the release said, the shelter is overflowing with cats and kittens, with more coming in each day.

"This event could not come at a better time," Rose Tropeano-Digilio, shelter assistant manager, said in the release. "Our catteries are full and we have many wonderful cats and kittens that need permanent homes."

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